Waste management in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Good waste management makes good sense, and it’s an essential part of your daily peace of mind. Miller Waste Systems provides ethical and sustainable waste disposal and recycling services to residential, commercial and municipal clients in Dartmouth and many communities throughout Nova Scotia. Contact us today to learn more about our services.
Miller Waste Systems provides waste management services in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Manitoba with a fleet of 1,200 vehicles. Our services include waste and recycling collection, dumpster bin rentals, and processing and marketing of recycled materials. We design, construct and operate waste diversion facilities, and our hazardous waste management facility is the only one in Manitoba. We not only take away your waste, but we do our best for the community and the environment by extending the useful life of your waste materials. In our commitment to community engagement, we’ve distinguished ourselves with recognition from Canada’s Best Managed Companies, the Ontario Waste Management Association and Ontario Crime Stoppers.
Miller Waste Systems operates material recovery facilities (MRFs) to redirect waste from landfills. We sort and process recyclable materials to sell and transport to end-market customers. The work is done under the close watch of in-house specialists who ensure our recycled materials make the grade. Our recycling services in Dartmouth include an outlet of our sister company Miller Compost Corporation, which processes organic waste into compost and landscaping products.
Municipal waste management in Nova Scotia
Our municipal services include curbside collection, materials recycling, compost and organics processing, and transfer station operations. In Nova Scotia, Miller Waste Systems provides municipal curbside waste collection in partnership with Halifax Regional Municipality, Cumberland County, Colchester County, West Hants, East Hants, Annapolis County, Kings County, Truro and Amherst.
In Dartmouth, we operate two waste management facilities:
- Miller Waste Systems, 8 Moore Road, Dartmouth NS B3B 1J2
- Miller Compost Corporation, 80 Gloria McCluskey Avenue, Dartmouth NS B3B 2A4
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Check with your local waste management authority for details on curbside service in your neighbourhood. If you need large-volume or off-schedule garbage collection service, contact the service team at Miller Waste Systems.
The Nova Scotia government operates solid waste disposal sites throughout the province to dispose of large or bulky items that can’t go into your regular garbage bins. To make your life easier, Miller Waste Systems can handle your waste collection for you, with roll-off dumpster bin rentals to make light work of your large clean-up.
Dartmouth’s municipal recycling program is a blue-bag program whereby one bag takes plastic recyclables, and the other takes paper recyclables. Review the Halifax Regional Municipality sorting and collection guidelines for details on what should and shouldn’t go into the blue bags.
The Halifax Regional Municipality administers Dartmouth curbside collection and provides curbside pickup every two weeks. If you’re unsure how to sort your recyclables or need to dispose of large quantities of recyclable materials, contact Miller Waste Systems to learn how we can help.